Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 2009

The Japan Foundation is pleased to present and co-sponsor ongoing screenings of Japanese films at the following exhibitions and international film festivals around the world.



Regularly-presented Japanese film shows


Organized



Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2009 to March, 2010
Venues: Bulgaria / National Academy of Theatre & Film Arts (Sofia) (November 8 to 15)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria
Films Screened: Half a Confession by Kiyoshi Sasabe, BOKUNCHI My House by Junji Sakamoto, Canary by Akihiko Shiota, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi, We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, Hanging Garden by Toshiaki Toyoda, Hush! by Ryosuke Hashiguchi


New Japanese Pop Movies
Dates: September 3 to December 17
Venues: Germany / The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne)
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, PULSE by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Harmful Insect by Akihiko Shiota, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, GO by Isao Yukisada, MONDAY by SABU, The Bandage Club by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, How to Become Myself by Jun Ichikawa, Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, Wonder Child by Koji Hagiuda, KAMOME DINER by Naoko Ogigami, and other films


The 11th Japanese Film Retrospective:
The Films of Kon Ichikawa
Dates: September 29 to October 11 (Moscow),
October 22 to November 14 (Nizhniy Novgorod)
Venues: Russia / Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Muzei Kino
Films Screened: The Makioka Sisters, Alone across the Pacific, Doraheita, Her Brother, Fires on the Plain, and other films


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 29 to December 12
*November 4 to 5 (Lethbridge), November 9 to 10(Calgary), November 20 to 21(Montreal)
Venues: Canada / Pacific Cinematheque (Vancouver), Town Cinema (Vernon), Movie Mill (Lethbridge), Plaza Theatre (Calgary), Library and Archive Canada (Ottawa), Concordia University (Montreal), Nova Scotia Halifax (Halifax), New Brunswick Sackville Vogue Cinema (Sackville), McMaster University (Hamilto), The Bloor Cinema (Toronto)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Toronto, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate General of Japan at Montreal
Films Screened: The Milkwoman by Akira Ogata, Dog in a Sidecar by Kichitaro Negishi, Women in the Mirror by Yoshishige Yoshida, The Stars Converge by Kiyoshi Sasabe


The 13th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: October 8 to December 9
Venues:

Village Cinema (Hobart) (November 8 to 10)
National Film & Sound Archive (Canberra) (November 18 to 22)
Event Cinemas George Street (Sydney) (November 24 to December 1)

Australia / Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart

Presented by: The Japan Foundation,
Embassy of Japan in Australia,Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia,Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane,Consulate-General of JapanConsulate-General of Japan Perth, Western Australia
Films Screened: Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara, HULA GIRLS by LEE Sang-il, Still Walking by Hirokazu Koreeda, and other films


Retrospective of Kon Ichikawa
Dates: October 13 to December 17
Venues: Italy / The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (Roma)
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: (Kon Ichikawa): Kokoro, Nihonbashi, Punishment Room, Odd Obsession, The Heir, I Am Two, Yukinojo, Hakai (The Outcast), Alone in the Pacific, I Am A Cat, The Makioka Sisters, Fires on the Plain, and other films


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Latin America /
Japanese Films screening in Ecuador
Dates: October 21 to November 1
Venues: Ecuador / Ecuadorian Culture Center (Quito)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, Ecuadorian Culture Center
Films Screened: The Rickshaw Man by Hiroshi Inagaki, License to Live by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, DEAD OR ALIVE by Takashi Miike, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, HANA-BI by Takeshi Kitano, A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura, TOKYO STORY by Yasujiro Ozu, A FLOATING CLOUD by Mikio Naruse, and other films


Japanese Film Festival 09
Dates: October 30 to November 22
Venues: Ireland / Galway, Limerick, Cork, Dublin
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland
Films Screened: A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima


Animation Film Week
Dates: November 7 to 8
Venues: Brazil / Associação Nipo-Brasileira da Amazônia Ocidental (Manaus)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Manaus
Films Screened: Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, Space Firebird by Taku Sugiyama


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Viet Nam
Dates: November 7 to 29
*November 7 to 11 (Hai Phong), November 14 to 18 (Hanoi), November 25 to 29 (Ho Chi Minh City)
Venues: Viet Nam / Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Presented by: The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Viet Nam, Consulate-General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City
Films Screened: Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, Doraheita by Kon Ichikawa, Always-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, TOKYO TOWER by Joji Matsuoka, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, The Blossoming of Etsuko Kamiya by Kazuo Kuroki


Touring Japanese Film Festival in India / Retrospective of Mikio Naruse
Dates: November 10 to 17
Venues: India / Kolkata
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata
Films Screened: Mother, Man and Wife, Her Lonely Lane, Scattered Cloouds, Sound of the Mountain by Mikio Naruse


Tadanobu Asano, Persona of Japanese New Waves
Dates: November 12 to 29
Venues: Korea /Korean Film Archive (Seoul)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul , Korean Film Archive
Films Screened: Labyrinth of Dreams by Sogo Ishii


Japanese Film Week 2009
Dates: November 16 to 20
Venues: New Zealand / The University of Auckland
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland
Films Screened: Tokyo Story by Yasujiro Ozu, Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki

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